Many Boston tech company founders say they’d love to operate in a world without noncompetes but for competitive reasons aren’t able to get rid of the clauses unless there’s a ban across the board.
Not everyone buys that, though. Read More
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A debate is brewing on whether the rampant use of off-color language somehow strengthens entrepreneurial cultures. Read More
Could a mobile app save thousands of lives a year? Seratis, a startup working out of the Harvard Innovation Lab and founded by a medical doctor, thinks so.
HubSpot co-founder and chief technology officer Dharmesh Shah may be the most under-the-radar yet influential figures in the Boston startup community, which is quite a feat for someone helping to run a company well known for its signature bright orange logo. Oh, and the inbound marketing company he founded with Brian Halligan is also at the top of the list of local private companies rumored to be going public soon. Read More
The Boston City Council made a symbolic gesture today in support of the effort to halt noncompete agreements in Massachusetts.
It doesn’t look good for the effort to ban noncompete agreements in Massachusetts. The tech community is divided, giving lawmakers an excuse to ignore the matter, and Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has left the proposal out of the House economic development bill.
One of the most-watched travel technology startups in Boston in recent years has been Hopper, which has sought to dramatically change the process of travel planning with a new way to search for destinations. Read More